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Dragonfly

dragonfly
(10/1/00)
_________First Place__________


dry lake
the dead dragonfly
still shimmers

Sue Torres


the dragonfly
disappears
I re-read the page

rjscott
  
 ________Second Place________


purling current...
the dragonfly poised
on a stone

Christopher Patchel


skipping rocks . . .
the changed path
of a dragonfly

Cindy Tebo
 _________Third Place________
    

flash of green -
a dragonfly disappears 
into the pines 

hortensia anderson
_________Below Third Place________
dragonflies cling
to the south facing wall--
a cold autumn wind

DeVar

inspecting his shadow
on the lake --
a dragonfly

Carol Raisfeld

    beaver pond -
    from stump to stump
    red dragonfly

    Yu Chang

stagnant pond -
the blue-green shimmer 
of a dragonfly's wings

Alison Williams


small pond
a dragonfly glides across
on a leaf

arkady

summer solstice -
a dragonfly
sheds its skin

hilary tann


strip-mine pond--
a dragonfly here
and gone

timothy russell

last summer rays
dragonflies cruise the lawns...
chair to empty chair

joyce maxner


so dragonfly --
you have chased your reflection
beneath the lilies...

Earl

noon
the dragonfly in constant 
motion

gary steinberg

still afternoon
red dragonfly
suspended in midair

Laurene

dragonfly
in Buddha's hand . . .
how many others?

-naia

back to school...
a dragonfly hovers
over an empty pool

Carmen Sterba

over stagnant ponds
dragonflies
in emerald cloaks

doris kasson

gathering gloom-
the dragonfly
on my tea cup

Suzanne McIntire

above the water
the dragonfly-
a reflection suspended

Barb Camp

dragonflies move
back and forth all morning--
the border guard's grin

*Billie Wilson

dragonfly
so still
on that rose twig

Patrick

leisurely afternoon
dragonfly and I curl up
in good book

Hazel


lifting and dropping
in the autumn wind
a dragonfly pair

susan bond

Blocking the path--
A red dragonfly
perches on a twig.

Maarof


this afternoon
at the outside water cooler -
a dragonfly!

Lisa Charles


autumn prairie grass
one dragonfly motionless
on a wind-swept stalk

Marjorie Buettner

a red dragonfly 
sat on the poolside bench -
ripples of sunlight

BobT


anniversary wine...
a milk-white dragonfly
waits with me

Joann

dusty paddock-
a newly hatched dragonfly
circles the dam

Sue



red dragonfly
as it hovers a moment:
no wings at all

max verhart
motionless dragonfly
my son gets ready to pounce
not knowing it's dead

Jim


hot afternoon
small boy fills water gun
dragonfly hunt

Edward

autumn evening rush -
overhead a dragonfly
ambers switching lanes

art

zero gravity
colorful dragonfly hovers
above the lotus

emile molhuysen


driveway shoulders
escorts to the door - -
two dragonflies

copyright 9/24/2000 by Wendy C. Bialek 

the dragonfly
gets free admission
movie house screen ripped

Peigi 


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